ANAHEIM, Calif.—Isuzu Commercial Truck of America announced their collaboration with Supreme Industries to deliver several customized FTR cabover trucks to a large landscaping fleet, Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply based in Phoenix, AZ. The company is the nation’s largest family-owned supplier of landscape and water management products.
The Ewing trucks featured the all-new Class 6 Isuzu FTR chassis. The FTR offers a gross vehicle weight rating of 25,950 pounds. It features a low-cab-forward design for excellent maneuverability and a fuel-efficient four-cylinder diesel engine with a B10 durability rating of 375,000 miles.
Supreme Industries, a leading manufacturer of specialized commercial truck bodies, customized the trucks by fitting them with a heavy-duty platform and 3/16-inch steel-over-rough-oak floor so workers can move concrete and fertilizers; stake-side flatbeds; payload securement devices; a 21-foot custom-length bed; D-rings on the bed floor; a cross-member added to the frame for strength; lift gates with foot control; and consistent applications of Ewing’s custom blue paint on the body.
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